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'Frontline' Presents 'American Patriot,' A Look At The Malheur Standoff

For "American Patriot," "Frontline" goes inside the battle between a ranching family in the West and the federal government, examining how a simmering fight over land in Nevada and Oregon became deadly, invigorated a wider militia movement, and continues to challenge law enforcement. Premieres May 16. 

Portland Public Schools Wins Record $790 Million Bond Measure

Despite a plague of public relations troubles, the largest school bond in Oregon history has passed. The victory means Portland Public Schools can ramp up efforts to clean up health hazards and overhaul four big schools.

Coos County Voters Reject Measure Targeting LNG Facility

Coos County voters rejected a measure Tuesday designed to prevent a liquefied natural gas plant from being built on the coast.

Portland Voters Approve Greater Independence For City Auditor

Portland voters decided to give their independently elected auditor more autonomy. 

Portland Voters Agree Short-Term Rental Companies Should Pay Lodging Tax

A measure on Tuesday’s ballot would allow the city to charge companies such as HomeAway Inc. and VRBO a 6 percent tax, similar to one paid by hotels. Airbnb already pays. 

Bend-La Pine's $268 Million School Bond Passes

School district leaders say the money is needed for 159 projects that will take four years to complete. That includes a new elementary school and a new high school.

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